Terrific Writing Third Grade Writing Curriculum – 3rd Grade Writing Units

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Are you a 3rd grade teacher looking for an engaging writing curriculum? Look no further than Terrific Writing!


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Terrific Writing is a comprehensive 3rd grade writing curriculum. These grade 3 writing units have done-for-you lesson plans and no prep activities.


This curriculum includes Unit 1 ‘Personal Narratives’, Unit 2 ’Opinion Writing’, Unit 3 ‘Informational Writing’, and Unit 4 ‘Fictional Narratives’ where your students will learn how to write engaging narratives, opinion writing pieces, and informative texts. This curriculum is standards based (to the common core) and genre based.


Want to try a free sample before purchasing? Try a lesson for free here!


Are you struggling to teach writing? Do your students hate writing lessons?


Teaching writing can be so tricky, I get it!

Well don’t worry, I’ve got you covered.


In this curriculum, your students will develop a love of writing. The graphic organizers, interactive notebooks, and final crafts will engage students much more than a blank piece of paper. The final writing pieces are fun, interactive and engaging!


Writing doesn’t have to be dull and students definitely shouldn’t hate writing!


Are you short on time?

These 5 week units have EVERYTHING you need, because let’s be honest, teachers are time poor.

Let’s get your evenings and weekends back, my friend! Take a break from lesson planning and searching for engaging materials. It’s all right here.


What’s included in these units?

  • Step-by-step scripted lesson plans
  • Posters
  • Graphic organizers / worksheets
  • Interactive notebooks and writing crafts
  • Original mentor texts (PowerPoint versions and PDF in color and b&w)
  • Tasks card extension activities (2 versions – b&w, color)
  • Assessment rubrics


The lessons follow a simple format of mini lesson, think and share, and independent writing time.


Here’s everything else that’s included in these units –

  • Video overviews to help organize and implement the units
  • List of common core standards that align with the units
  • Teacher directions for the lesson plans
  • Suggestions for differentiation and lesson times
  • Lists of recommended mentor texts (with links)
  • Unit scopes and at-a-glance calendars
  • Lesson materials lists
  • Student book/folder covers (3 versions – journal, notebook, or folder)
  • Writing prompt pre-assessments
  • Lined pages (for first drafts and crafts)
  • Checklists
  • Sets of compliment notes (2 versions – b&w, color)
  • Certificates (2 versions – b&w, color)
  • Teacher directions, examples, and elaborations for the rubrics
  • Videos with tips for using the rubrics


Watch to learn more –

Watch this video to see what’s included in the unit 1. Click here.

Watch this video to see what’s included in the unit 2. Click here.

Read to learn more –

Check out the blog post for unit 1 here.

Read the blog post for unit 2 here.

Check out the blog post for unit 3 here.

Read the blog post for unit 4 here.


This PDF is a digital download. You will recevie a zip file upon purchase.


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